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Picking robot

Capable of operating 24/7 with a mean time between failures of 250,000 hours, ABB’s  FlexPicker IRB 360 Delta robot has four axes of motion and operates at up to 180 cycles/min.
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Conveyor system

Engineered to minimize production stops, produce a high mean time between failures and balance the production line with a minimum of products in queue and at the right capacity, FlexLink’s X85 conveyor system allows line capacity with speeds up to 390 ft./min.
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Engineered for challenging environments in the food industry, noax’s completely sealed, 15-in., standalone S15 Premium Line industrial PC has a V2A (304) stainless steel enclosure and a totally smooth surface without edges.
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Thermal transfer printer

Compact in size, Greydon’s S-107 HS high-speed, in-line thermal transfer printer has 2 print heads, 1 mounted at the edge of the web and the other in the middle. 
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Krones’s Robobox/Modulpal integrated grouping and palletizing system automates the final secondary packaging process, gently grouping and palletizing a range of package or product configurations, including those with challenging designs or reduced secondary packaging materials.
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Top-entering agitators

Available in right angle and parallel shaft configurations to meet specific application requirements, Chemineer’s Model 20 HT/GT agitators are designed for water and wastewater applications.
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Accurately checkweighing round containers at rates in excess of 800ppm, Hi-Speed’s CM9400 Canweigh checkweigher is intended for high-volume food production lines.
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Can seamer

Created for the beer and beverage industry, Pneumatic ScaleAngelus’ Model 12M can seamer is rated for speeds up to 1,800 cans/min.
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Label applicator

Accraply’s Model 9000VF label applicator features a CTC color touch screen interface panel and SP20 applicator for servo-driven push-pull indexing drive.
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Metal detection

Fully compliant with food industry IFS and HACCP requirements, S+S’s metal detection equipment ranges from simple, permanent magnet machines for removing ferrous material to electronic tunnel/pipeline metal detectors and high-tech X-ray inspection systems.
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Plant of the Year 2015

Mars Chocolate was chosen as Food Engineering’s 2015 Plant of the Year. The first new Mars candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Food Engineering

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2015 April

The April 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the Plant of the Year: Mars Chocolate. The first new Mars chocolate candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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